The Red Bull Stratos mission is today. Read below the latest about Austrian Felix Baumgartner trying to ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make a freefall jump rushing toward earth at supersonic speeds before parachuting to the ground. Watch the live video from the space jump below.
Austrian dare devil Felix Baumgartner will attempt to ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make a free-fall jump rushing toward earth at supersonic speeds before parachuting to the ground. The Red Bull Stratos Mission is set now to launch at 7:30am MTD today, after the launch failed last week.
FelixBaumgartner is definitely risking his life with this record breaking jump. We wish him all the best and that he will make it down safe again.
I4U News will provide updates of the major events as the Red Bull Stratos mission progresses here. See also the latest tweets and coverage from around the world in this live updating story feed. While you wait read this interesting comparison between Joe Kittinger's 1960 space jump and Felix Baumgartner's mission.
The jump will be broadcasted live on the Red Bull Stratos site and you can watch the video feed below once it is live.
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Oct 15 2012, 7:45am CDT
Felix Baumgartner Space Jump is a Success. Felix Baumgartner Did It!!!!
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Oct 14 2012, 1:20pm CDT
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Felix Baumgartner Space Jump is now Scheduled for Sunday
The Thursday launch is not possible informed Red Bull Stratos mission. Next weather window opens on Sun Oct 14th, 7:30 AM MDT.
Oct 10 2012, 1:09pm CDT
Space Jump of Felix Baumgartner not happening on Wednesday
Today, Wednesday is already not an option for the Red Bull Stratos mission launch. Felix Baumgartner has to wait until at least Thursday.
Oct 10 2012, 2:27am CDT
It is not Certain if the Space Jump happens tomorrow
The weather condition are not certain for tomorrow to try another launch of the Red Bull Stratos mission. They will try tomorrow. The weather after tomorrow is going to be bad for a launch. So if the launch does not happen tomorrow it is not going to happen for a several days again. This is disappointing for Felix Baumgartner and everybody involved, but also for us watching. We will provide updates as soon as we know new details of the next launch time for the supersonic jump.
Oct 9 2012, 12:50pm CDT
Felix Baumgartner Space Jump has been cancelled!
The Red Bull Stratos mission was underway. The ballon was still on the ground. Felix Baumgartner did not take off yet. And because of the winds they now cancelled the launch! It is over for today! Tune in again tomorrow.
Oct 9 2012, 12:43pm CDT
Space Jump Delayed Again
Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump has been postponed the second time because of winds. Now the target of the Red Bull Stratos mission is to launch at 11:30 MDT that is 12:30pm ET.
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